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  • Locations: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: USD applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2024 10/04/2023
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2024 06/14/2024 07/05/2024 09/02/2024 01/31/2025

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language Requirement: None GPA: good academic standing
Disciplines and Core Offered: School of Law Program Advisor: Heidi Weaver -
Program Type: Graduate - LAW
Program Description:
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Originally a Viking fishing village founded in the 10th century, [University] Copenhagen became the capital of Denmark in the early 15th century. Today, Copenhagen is Denmark’s largest city, and is a major regional center of culture, economics and government.  This Scandinavian hub city has repeatedly been recognized for its quality of life and frequently receives praise for being one of the world's most environmentally friendly cities. 

The Faculty of Law at the University Of Copenhagen has existed since 1479 when the University was founded. With more than 4,000 students, it is Denmark's largest law school and one of the largest in Northern Europe.
USD is part of a selective exchange program with the University of Copenhagen which allows each institution to nominate and send two students to the other for the academic semester.  USD students pay registration fees to USD and are responsible to the University of Copenhagen for board, lodging and obligatory membership fees to campus organizations.
Language Abilities:  Courses are offered in English and Danish.  No language other than English is required for participation in this program.
Availability of Program:  Students may attend in either the fall or spring semesters.  Students may not attend the program during their last semester of law school.
Academic Calendar:  The fall semester starts in the beginning of September and ends in January. The spring semester starts in early February and ends in May.
General Law Courses: Law courses give special emphasis to European Union laws relating to intellectual property law, constitutional law, business and corporate law, as well as human rights law.  

Fact Sheet 2021-2022